domingo, 1 de febrero de 2009


------------- DAVE VALENTIN (born January 1, 1954, in New York City) is a jazz flutist. He learned latin percussion first when he was a teenager, and then switched to flute. Valentin's teacher, Hubert Laws, suggested that he not double on saxophone because of his attractive sound on the flute He studied at the Bronx Community College. He is of Puerto Rican descent. In 1977, he made his recording debut with Ricardo Marrero's group and he appeared also on a Noel Pointer album. Discovered by Dave Grusin and Larry Rosen, Valentin was the first artist signed to GRP and he has been a popular attraction ever since. Valentin has recorded over 15 albums, combining the influence of pop, R&B, and Brazilian music with Latin and smooth jazz to create a slick and accessible form of crossover jazz. In 2000, he appeared in the documentary film, Calle 54, performing with Tito Puente. (By Wikipedia) -------------- ------------- ------------- DAVE VALENTIN - THE HAWK Label: GRP Records Year: 1979 TRACKS/ 1. Marcosinho 2. Blackbird 3. Do It Again 4. What A Wonderful World 5. We'll Make Love 6. Windows 7. The Hawk PERSONNEL: Dave Valentin - Flute Dave Grusin - Keyboards Marcus Miller - Electric Bass Tito Marrero - Drums Buddy Willians - Drums Michael Viñas - Acoustic Guitars Oscar Hernadez - Acoustic Piano Angela Bofill - Vocals on "We'll Make Love" Roger Squitero - Percussion Rafael de Jesus - Congas ---------------------------------- Postado por CARLOS BRAGA às

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